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Nice docked points after crowd trouble halted match against Marseille

Ligue 1’s disciplinary fee met on Wednesday and decided the match will likely be replayed at a impartial venue behind closed doorways, in response to an announcement.

The preliminary top-flight league sport between the 2 sides was halted after followers invaded the pitch and a mass brawl broke out, involving gamers and workers.

In the seventy fifth minute — with the house facet main 1-0 due to Kasper Dolberg’s purpose — water bottles have been thrown at Marseille gamers from the crowd because the away crew ready for a nook kick.

A bottle appeared to hit Marseille ahead Dimitri Payet on his again which he threw again into the crowd.

Payet’s teammates Álvaro González and Matteo Guendouzi ran to help him, whereas Nice captain Dante tried to calm the scenario.

Security workers tried to carry again followers amid escalating tensions, however they finally spilled onto the pitch, with a melee ensuing between supporters, each units of gamers and training workers.

Payet and González have subsequently been sanctioned with one and two-game suspensions respectively.

Marseille’s physio Pablo Fernández has additionally been handed a ban till the tip of June 2022.

Fans try to invade the pitch during the match between Nice and Marseille.

With dozens of followers on the pitch, each groups returned to the locker room whereas Marseille coach Jorge Sampaoli needed to be held again by his workers.

After a delay of greater than an hour, match officers tried to restart the sport, however the Marseille crew refused to return to the pitch, citing safety issues.

Nice performed its subsequent residence sport against Bordeaux with none supporters, profitable 4-0, and will likely be required to play one other match behind closed doorways along with the Marseille replay.

Local authorities individually ordered a four-match closure of the stand the place the trouble started.

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